Four Answers to the Trade Dispute
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Four Answers to the Trade Dispute

Trade tensions have rattled the financial markets in recent weeks. Oliver Adler looks at what this issue is all about and what to expect as a result.

Tariffs on imports are not the only thing that can hinder free trade. There are a wide variety of interventions that can put the brakes on it. Not all are equally harmful, but tariffs on imports are definitely among the more serious ones. The recently announced US tariffs on steel and aluminum mask a whole other quarrel. In this video Oliver Adler, Chief Economist Switzerland, explains what really lies behind this dispute.